David Edward Casteel

Brief Life History of David Edward

David Edward Casteel was born on 7 August 1939, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States as the son of Unknown Unknown and Ollie Elizabeth Fisher. He married Mary Paula Whittington on 5 March 1966, in Fairfax, Virginia, United States. He lived in United States in 1949 and Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1950. He died on 31 May 2000, at the age of 60.

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David Edward Casteel
Jean Sepulvado
Marriage: 31 October 1983

Sources (8)

  • David E Casteel, "United States 1950 Census"
  • David Edward Casteel, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • David Edward Casteel, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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World Events (8)


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Altered form of mainly northern French Ducastel: topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, from Picard castel, Old French chastel ‘castle’ (see Castel 5, compare 2 below); or a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Le Castel. Compare Castile .

Dutch: from kasteel ‘castle’, hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lived or worked in a castle.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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